Newly-acquired medieval manuscript facsimiles

Special Collections has just acquired the following facsimiles of medieval manuscripts:

Parma Psalter: a facsimile of an illuminated Hebrew book of Psalms (with commentary) produced in Northern Italy in the 13th century.  The manuscript is decorated with images of buildings, people, plants, and musical instruments.

Call number: Vault Collection 223.2 P24 1996

Antiphonar von St Peter: a facsimile of a Latin liturgical book produced around 1150 for the use of the Church of St. Peter in Salzburg, Austria.  Though the facsimile is much smaller than the original manuscript, it clearly reproduces the details of the decoration, script, and musical notation in the original.

Call number:  Rare Book Collection BX 1999.85 .A35 A6 2009 T. 1-2

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